Early County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Early County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 15, 1818 from Creek Cession of 1814. Portions of Early County's boundaries were used to create Decatur County (1823), Baker County (1825), Clay County (1854), Calhoun County (1854), and Miller County (1856). Early County was named in honor of Peter Early (1773 - 1817), the tenth governor of Georgia. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Early County is bordered by  Clay County (north), Calhoun County ( northeast), Baker County (east), Miller County (southeast), Seminole County (south), Houston County, Alabama (southwest), Henry County, Alabama (west)

A Map of Early County, Georgia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Early County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Early County, Georgia Courthouse
Early County, GA Courthouse

The Early County Courthouse is located in Blakely, Georgia. Learn More About State of Georgia Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Early county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • History of Baker County, Georgia Courthouse
  • Early County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1821 and Court Records from 1820. The County Clerk of Superior Court has jurisdiction over cases for title to land and equity, felony cases, adoptions, divorces, child support and custody enforcement. The clerk also is tasked with recording deeds and maintaining the chain of title to all property in the county. Be aware that Lands were given to Georgia citizens by lotteries for the years 1820, 1821, 1827, 1832, 1832 (Gold), 1833.
  • Early County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1820 and Probate Records from 1824.The County Clerk of Probate Court responsibilities include legal proceedings forh Wills, Estates, Guardianships of minor children, Involuntary Committals Hearings, Issuance of Marriage License, ect.. The county probate judge's office is the office where the most valuable genealogical records are created and maintained in the state of Georgia.
  • Early County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Early County Health Department can issue Birth, Marriage and Death certificates while you wait. Contact the Clerk of Superior Court for Divorce Records and the Probate Judge for Marriage Records.

Early County, Georgia Census Records

Early County, Georgia Vital Records

Early County, Georgia Resources

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